A (belated!) summary of NeLLab’s 2021 summer activities:
Li, J., & Pylkkänen, L. (2021). Disentangling semantic composition and semantic association in the left temporal lobe. Journal of Neuroscience, 41 (30) 6526-6538; https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2317-20.2021
Flick, G., Abdullah, O., & Pylkkänen, L. (2021). From letters to composed concepts: A magnetoencephalography study of reading. Human Brain Mapping, doi.org/10.1002/hbm.25608.
Gaston, P., Stockall, L., VanWagenen, S., and A. Marantz. (2021). Memory for affixes in a long-lag priming paradigm. Glossa (to appear). https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.09.09.459631v1
Kim, S., & Pylkkänen, L. (2021). How the conceptual specificity of individual words affects incremental sentence composition: MEG evidence. Brain and Language, 218, 104951. 10.1016/j.bandl.2021.104951
Hauptman, M., Blanco-Elorrieta, E., & Pylkkänen, L. (2021). Inflection across Categories: Tracking Abstract Morphological Processing in Language Production with MEG. Cerebral Cortex, 00, 1-16 https://doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhab309
Talks and conferences
Liina Pylkkänen was a keynote speaker in the conference "Brain and Language 2021" at East China Normal University.
Liina Pylkkänen was a keynote speaker at the "Brain and Language" conference in the University of Jyväskylä, Finland.
Liina Pylkkanen & Alec Marantz were discussants in a panel on "Argument structure and neurolinguistics" in Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona Spain.
Chacón, D.A., Shrestha, S., Dillon, B., Bhatt, R., Almeida, D., Marantz, A. (2021). Paying attention to agreement: An MEG study of split-ergative agreement in Hindi. South Asian Forum on Acquisition and Processing of Language 2 (SAFAL-2) at University of Potsdam. Presented online.
Chacón, D.A., Shrestha, S., Dillon, B., Bhatt, R., Almeida, D., Marantz, A. (2021). Paying attention to agreement: rTPJ aids the encoding of agreement in Hindi. Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP) 2021. University of Paris. Presented online.
Neal, A., Dillon, B., Chacón, D.A., Keshev, M. (2021). Plausible plausibility: Replicating the plausibility mismatch effect. Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP) 2021. University of Paris. Presented online.
Kim, S. & Pylkkänen, L. (June 16th). Unpacking composition: The case of adverbs and verbs. A talk in the “Leipzig Lectures on Language—Combinatorics 2021”
Post Doc Jixing Li served as lead TA for Neuromatch Academy Computational Neuroscience.
Suhail Matar was elected as the student/post representative of the Board of Directors for the Society of the Neurobiology of Language.
Liina Pylkkanen was elected as the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Society of the Neurobiology of Language.